begin. >> reporter: lapierre with the nra is vowing to stand an fight, an accusing the white house of trying to ban every gun, tax every gun sold, and register every gun owner. dan lothian, cnn, the white house. again the president's going to visit chicago, that is this afternoon, he's going to be talking about gun violence that of course is layinging chicago. we'll bring it to you live 3:00 p.m. eastern. and as you know, journalists we cover the new, but also there are times when we are directly impacted, a part of the news. the violence in chicago has a very personal connection to one of the members of my team, the executive producer, taneshia bell. she grew up on the south i'd of chicago and when she was just five years old, her father was murdered. happened less than two miles from where michelle obama grew up. she has written her personal account of growing up without her dad and then also losing other close friends. to gun violence. you'll want to take a look.